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Beloit man charged with 8th OWI

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A Beloit man was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of his 8th OWI offense.

The Rock County Sheriff’s Office says Gene Williams, 61, of Beloit, was arrested just after 2:30 a.m. Friday. 

The sheriff's office says a deputy saw Williams turn into the wrong lanes of traffic on Riverside Drive. After pulling him over, the deputy smelled intoxicants on the breath of Williams. 

Williams is now being held in the Rock County Jail awaiting a court appearance later Friday.

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